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CPI-M protests in Srinagar


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) supporters participated in an anti-price rise and anti-government protest led by party leader Muhammad Yusuf Tarigami in Srinagar Thursday.Breaking the police ... Read more...

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Amarnath Yatra: 300 Hindu activists detained in Jammu


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 3 (IANS) Nearly 300 Hindu activists were detained here Sunday when they attempted to begin the Amarnath pilgrimage in defiance of the June 25 date fixed by ... Read more...

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Man held for taking hostages in London (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A man, strapped with gasoline cylinders, Friday took four people hostage in a London building and threatened to blow up an office when he failed to ... Read more...

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Ahead of Hu Jintao’s visit, police cordon off Tibetan settlements


March 27th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Police Tuesday cordoned off the areas around Tibetan settlements in the national capital while some Tibetans were arrested from different parts of the city ahead ... Read more...

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Pakistan frets over burqa bombers (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Burqa-clad women suicide bombers in Pakistan have posed a potent threat to the country as it grapples to deal with the Taliban.This has been vindicated ... Read more...

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Two die in Pakistan power outage protest


July 5th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Two people were killed and another 30 injured in a pitched battle between the police and locals who were upset over acute electricity shortage in a ... Read more...

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Belarusian police cordon off Minsk central square to quell protest


June 16th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian police cordoned off a central square in Minsk Wednesday as the country's opposition called for a mass protest against government measures to prop up ... Read more...

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Ex-Russian colonel, guilty of Chechen war crime, buried


June 14th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yury Budanov, the former Russian army colonel who served nine years for the murder of a Chechen woman during the second war in Chechnya, was ... Read more...

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Kalmadi attacker was ‘furious at corrupt practices’ (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The man who hurled a slipper at former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi Tuesday at the Patiala House court complex here was "frustrated ... Read more...

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Man who attacked Kalmadi was ‘furious at corrupt practices’


April 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The man who hurled a slipper at Commonwealth Games Organising Committee former chief Suresh Kalmadi Tuesday at the Patiala House court complex was "frustrated and ... Read more...

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Slipper attack on Kalmadi latest in similar assaults


April 26th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The hurling of a slipper at arrested former chief of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi is the latest in a series of ... Read more...

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Slipper flung at Kalmadi (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) An unemployed man Tuesday flung a slipper at former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi as he was entering the Patiala House court premises.Kalmadi, ... Read more...

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Slipper flung at Kalmadi in court complex (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) An unidentified man Tuesday flung a slipper at former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi as he was entering the Patiala House court premises.Kalmadi, ... Read more...

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Puttaparthi placed under police siege


April 21st, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 21 (IANS) With the condition of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba turning very critical, this small pilgrim town in Anantapur district, about 150 km from Bangalore, ... Read more...

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Tension, protests in Telangana mar Andhra formation day (Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Tension, large scale protests, road blockades and attacks on the houses of ministers and legislators in Telangana marred the 54th Andhra Pradesh formation day celebrations Monday.Police arrested ... Read more...

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Four militants killed in Russia


September 26th, 2010 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian security personnel have killed four militants, including a leader of a local terrorist group, during an operation in the North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan, an official ... Read more...

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30 injured in suicide attack in Russia


September 25th, 2010 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 30 people, including 20 police officers, were injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up during an anti-terrorist operation in Russia's volatile North Caucasus republic ... Read more...

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New Zealand quake: Christchurch faces year to recover


September 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 5 (DPA) Shops and offices in the centre of Christchurch will be closed through Monday after engineers ruled it too dangerous to allow people back into the area following ... Read more...

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‘Sick man’ Gazza wants 12-week rehab programme to work


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22(ANI): Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne insists that he is serious about his latest bid to beat his booze addiction.Gascoigne has completed the detox stage of a 12-week programme at ... Read more...

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Thousands of Left activists, leaders court arrest in Tripura (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) Over 171,000 leaders and activists of the Left Front Thursday courted arrest in Left-ruled Tripura as part of their nation-wide "jail bharo"(fill the jails) agitation demanding a curb ... Read more...

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Police cordon off Punjab town after discovery of grenades


January 24th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) Police Sunday cordoned off Zirakpur town of Punjab's Mohali district and conducted an extensive search after two grenades were found late Saturday. Nabha village in Zirakpur where the grenades ... Read more...

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AP Governor ND Tiwari cornered in sex scandal


December 26th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Governor ND Tiwari has landed in a fresh controversy after a local TV channel telecast explicit clippings showing of the veteran Congress leader with some women ... Read more...

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Orissa assembly adjourned following uproar over baton charge on teachers


November 24th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Nov 24(ANI): Legislative Assembly of Orissa was adjourned on Tuesday following an uproar between the opposition and ruling parties over yesterday's incident in which several teachers were baton charged by policemen ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested for protesting against Orissa government


November 18th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) More than 250 workers and leaders of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were arrested for breaking a police cordon Wednesday during a protest here against the ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s coffin


July 7th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Michael Jackson’s gold and black coffin will be transported to the Staples Centre for todays memorial service after a private funeral service at the Forest Lawn Memorial park in Hollywood Hills. The ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson burial plans


July 7th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
King of 80s Pop Michael Jackson will be buried two hours before the gala memorial service at the Los Angeles Staples Centre gets underway today. Acting Los Angeles mayor Jan Perry let ... Read more...

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Jaswant arrives in Darjeeling to a rousing reception


April 7th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), April 7 (IANS) Petals were showered on and slogans of support raised for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat nominee Jaswant Singh who ... Read more...

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Over 80 SP activists jailed in Uttar Pradesh


October 24th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 24(IANS) Over 80 activists of the Samajwadi Party, including several legislators, were jailed Friday after they agitated against the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur district, the ... Read more...

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12 Amarnath activists injured in clashes with police (Lead)


September 20th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) Over 12 activists of the Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti (SASS) were injured in clashes with police here Saturday at an event to honour those killed during the two-month-long ... Read more...

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Scribes stopped from entering Asaram Bapu’s ashram


July 19th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 19 (IANS) About 22 journalists were detained Saturday by the police when they took out a rally from Sabarmati police station to spiritual guru Asaram Bapu's ashram at Motera here ... Read more...

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Basketball star Ming will be kept away from crowds: Chinese police


July 17th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 17 (IANS) Fans hoping to catch a glimpse of star basketball player Yao Ming will be disappointed as a senior security official said that the player would be kept well ... Read more...

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BJP activists protest against inflation in Chandigarh


June 23rd, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, June 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party activists led by cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu protested against 13-year high inflation in Chandigarh today.The protest turned violent following a scuffle as ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu arrested for protesting inflation


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Navjot Singh Sidhu, MP and former cricketer, was arrested here Monday along with a few supporters for protesting against rising inflation. The protestors, led by the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Thousands protest against China at London torch ceremony


April 6th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead, with fresh figures and quotes) By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 6 (IANS) At least 25 people were arrested after they broke through huge crowds of pro-Tibet protesters lining the Olympic torch's ... Read more...

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Over 300 anti-Posco activists detained in Orissa


April 1st, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Bhubaneswar, April 1(IANS) Over 300 people were detained Tuesday after they reached the proposed plant site of South Korea steel major Posco in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district to join a rally against the ... Read more...

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